UNEP Reference Series, Volume 1: Directory of Institutions and Individuals Active in Environmentally-Sound and Appropriate Technologies presents the dynamic interrelationship of the social system with the natural environment. This book discusses the technological pattern that implies specific approaches to management of resources and is associated with a given lifestyle and value system. This text then explores the remarkable development in human history wherein society, cultural values, patterns of development, and lifestyles reflects the characteristics of technological development. This book discusses as well the crucial role that information plays in the society, whereby sectoral activities such as agriculture, transportation, industry, and rural development require accurate and timely information for the attainment of their goals
This book is a valuable resource for social scientists.
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|Size: ||20.0 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781483182292 (DRM-PDF)|
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